Myles  Lord

Myles Lord

Managing Creative Director / MD / GF at DDB Berlin
Berlin, Germany

About me

Myles started his career in Cape Town at Lowe in 1996 and after 8 successful years in his home town moved to Germany to take up the post of Senior International Art Director on Mercedes-Benz and eBay at Springer & Jacoby in Hamburg. In 2007 he joined Heimat Berlin, to take a post as Creative Director on Audi and CNN International. In 2012 Myles joined the board of Heimat Berlin, fulfilling a role as Geschäftsführer Kreation ( Manging Director Creative ).

Myles is most recognized for the “CNN Ecosphere Project” which netted 4 Cannes Lions in 2012 as well as Grandprix’ s at ADC, AME and Eurobest. Ranked as 5th most awarded digital case worldwide by the Gunn Report 2012, pushing agency Heimat into first place in the German digital ranking. Piaff also ranked Myles as #5 most awarded creative in their global ranking 2012. He has has also lead his teams to net a number of local and international awards for Audi, Swissom and adidas. Myles currently is creative lead of DDB Berlin handling Volkswagen, eBay, Telekom and Sony amongst others.

Besides advertising, Myles is the co-founder of "Siya Bengezela" – an NGO creating art workshops in Cape Town Townships and bringing their works to the galleries of Berlin; supporting eductaion programs in Nyanga Township.



Creative Managing Director
Berlin, Germany
October 2015 - Present (5 years 6 months)
GF / Managing Creative Director
Berlin, Germany
October 2012 - September 2015 (2 years 11 months)
Creative Director
Hamburg, Germany
2007 - July 2015 (8 years 6 months)
Creative Director
Berlin, Germany
March 2007 - September 2012 (5 years 6 months)
Senior Art Director
Springer & Jacoby
October 2004 - January 2007 (2 years 3 months)


Bachelors, Art Direction

1995 - 1997 (2 years)

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